Training courses

Sep
5
Thu
Are you Deaf Aware? @ The Bay Hotel
Sep 5 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To increase the knowledge and understanding of those with a hearing loss.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An understanding of the different types of hearing loss
  • An understanding of the statistics of hearing loss in the UK and Fife
  • An understanding of the difficulties people with a hearing loss have and how to resolve them
  • The ability to recognise anyone who has a hearing loss
  • The skills for effective communication
  • The knowledge of how to use sign language interpreters.

Who should attend?

This course is open to anyone working in NHS, local authority, health and social care and the voluntary sector.

Facilitator:

Ailsa Flett, Development Worker, Deaf Communication Service

 

**Apply online here**

Oct
23
Wed
Understanding Diversity @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Aim:

This practical workshop will enhance participants’ understanding of and ability to respond to the diverse needs of the people that they work with in order to ensure that the services they provide are as inclusive as possible.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this workshop participants will have:

  • Increased knowledge of the diverse nature of the population of Fife
  • Increased understanding of the Equality Act 2010 and what this may mean in practice
  • Considered creative approaches to improving engagement with people with diverse needs
  • Considered good practice in providing an inclusive service.

Who should attend?

This course is open to all NHS, local authority and voluntary sector staff who work with individuals, families or communities in Fife.

Facilitator:

Nina Munday, Manager, Fife Centre for Equalities

 

**Apply online here**

Nov
6
Wed
Improving Health for Adults with Learning Disabilities @ Lynebank Hospital, Coffee Lounge
Nov 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the health needs of adults with learning disabilities and to explore the key role that staff have in supporting adults with learning disabilities to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Learning outcomes:                                                                                                                                                         

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An increased awareness of health needs for adults with learning disabilities
  • Identified factors which influence health
  • Explored the role that staff have in promoting healthy lifestyle choices for adults with learning disabilities
  • Identified support services for staff working in this area.

Who should attend?

Those from the public or voluntary sector and carers who are supporting adults with learning disabilities and who can have a direct influence on the health and wellbeing of adults with a learning disability.

Facilitators:

Jennifer Smith, Community Learning Disability Liaison Nurse, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Janice McFarlane, Community Learning Disability Liaison Nurse, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Improving Health for Adults with Learning Disabilities @ Lynebank Hospital, Coffee Lounge
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the health needs of adults with learning disabilities and to explore the key role that staff have in supporting adults with learning disabilities to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Learning outcomes:                                                                                                                                                         

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An increased awareness of health needs for adults with learning disabilities
  • Identified factors which influence health
  • Explored the role that staff have in promoting healthy lifestyle choices for adults with learning disabilities
  • Identified support services for staff working in this area.

Who should attend?

Those from the public or voluntary sector and carers who are supporting adults with learning disabilities and who can have a direct influence on the health and wellbeing of adults with a learning disability.

Facilitators:

Jennifer Smith, Community Learning Disability Liaison Nurse, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Janice McFarlane, Community Learning Disability Liaison Nurse, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Nov
12
Tue
Are you Deaf Aware? @ Fife Voluntary Action
Nov 12 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To increase the knowledge and understanding of those with a hearing loss.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An understanding of the different types of hearing loss
  • An understanding of the statistics of hearing loss in the UK and Fife
  • An understanding of the difficulties people with a hearing loss have and how to resolve them
  • The ability to recognise anyone who has a hearing loss
  • The skills for effective communication
  • The knowledge of how to use sign language interpreters.

Who should attend?

This course is open to anyone working in NHS, local authority, health and social care and the voluntary sector.

Facilitator:

Ailsa Flett, Development Worker, Deaf Communication Service

 

**Apply online here**

Nov
26
Tue
Healthy Young Lives: Improving Young People’s Health @ Fife Voluntary Action
Nov 26 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To increase the knowledge and skills of those working with young people (11-18 year olds) in how they can contribute to improving health and wellbeing, addressing risk taking behaviour and tackling health inequalities.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Identified the main factors which influence young people’s health and wellbeing
  • Explored the underlying causes of risk taking behaviour in young people
  • Knowledge of how their own practice impacts upon the health and wellbeing of young people
  • Discussed the main approaches within health promotion which improve the health and wellbeing of young people
  • Identified which approaches can be adopted within their own practice to improve health and risk taking behaviours in young people.

Who should attend?

Anyone who works with young people in any setting in Fife, including foster carers.

Facilitators:

Lesley Pringle, Community Education Worker, Fife Council

Yvonne Wynia, Health Promotion Officer – Children & Young People, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Jan
21
Tue
Are you Deaf Aware? @ Carnegie Conference Centre
Jan 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To increase the knowledge and understanding of those with a hearing loss.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An understanding of the different types of hearing loss
  • An understanding of the statistics of hearing loss in the UK and Fife
  • An understanding of the difficulties people with a hearing loss have and how to resolve them
  • The ability to recognise anyone who has a hearing loss
  • The skills for effective communication
  • The knowledge of how to use sign language interpreters.

Who should attend?

This course is open to anyone working in NHS, local authority, health and social care and the voluntary sector.

Facilitator:

Ailsa Flett, Development Worker, Deaf Communication Service

 

**Apply online here**

Feb
6
Thu
Under Pressure: Preventing Teen Abuse and Exploitation @ Fife Voluntary Action
Feb 6 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

This course aims to equip participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to develop and provide effective sexualisation awareness and early intervention initiatives to prevent abuse within teen relationships.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this workshop participants will have:

  • Raised awareness of the sexualisation within society and how this puts young people under pressure
  • Explored their own values and attitudes towards gender (in)equality
  • Raised awareness of the impacts of pornography on relationships and gender (in)equality
  • Raised awareness regarding young people’s vulnerability of being sexually exploited
  • Practical tools to deliver early intervention initiatives with young people in relation to abuse within young people’s intimate relationships.

Who should attend?

This course is relevant to anyone who works with young people (12-21 years old) on one-to-one or group basis, including foster carers.

Facilitators:

Louise Radcliffe, Learning and Development Officer, Fife Violence Against Violence Partnership

Vicky Wilson, Community Education Worker, Fife Council

Barbara-Ann Robb, Gender Based Violence Nurse Specialist, Sexual Health Fife

Yvonne Wynia, Health Promotion Officer – Children & Young People, Fife Health and Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Feb
21
Fri
Improving Health for Adults with Learning Disabilities @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the health needs of adults with learning disabilities and to explore the key role that staff have in supporting adults with learning disabilities to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Learning outcomes:                                                                                                                                                         

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An increased awareness of health needs for adults with learning disabilities
  • Identified factors which influence health
  • Explored the role that staff have in promoting healthy lifestyle choices for adults with learning disabilities
  • Identified support services for staff working in this area.

Who should attend?

Those from the public or voluntary sector and carers who are supporting adults with learning disabilities and who can have a direct influence on the health and wellbeing of adults with a learning disability.

Facilitators:

Jennifer Smith, Community Learning Disability Liaison Nurse, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Janice McFarlane, Community Learning Disability Liaison Nurse, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Improving Health for Adults with Learning Disabilities @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the health needs of adults with learning disabilities and to explore the key role that staff have in supporting adults with learning disabilities to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Learning outcomes:                                                                                                                                                         

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An increased awareness of health needs for adults with learning disabilities
  • Identified factors which influence health
  • Explored the role that staff have in promoting healthy lifestyle choices for adults with learning disabilities
  • Identified support services for staff working in this area.

Who should attend?

Those from the public or voluntary sector and carers who are supporting adults with learning disabilities and who can have a direct influence on the health and wellbeing of adults with a learning disability.

Facilitators:

Jennifer Smith, Community Learning Disability Liaison Nurse, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Janice McFarlane, Community Learning Disability Liaison Nurse, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**